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Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Topic: Evolution
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Toronto Type Foundry Company
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Topics: Type and type-founding, Printing, Caractères d'imprimerie, Imprimerie
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California Digital Library
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Topics: Printing -- Specimens, Printing machinery and supplies -- Catalogs, Type and type-founding
Columbia University Libraries
by Hamilton Manufacturing Co. (Two Rivers, Wis.)
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Type and type-founding, Printing
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sprecher, Andreas
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Thèse (Ph. D.)--Université de Genève, 1907
Topic: Ginkgo biloba
Community Texts
by Stephen Skinner
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Stephen Skinner - The Complete Magicians Tables - 2007 These more than 840 magical tables are the most complete set of tabular correspondences covering magic, astrology, divination, Tarot, I Ching, Kabbalah, gematria, angels, demons, Graeco-Egyptian magic, pagan pantheons, Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist, Taoist and mystical correspondences ever printed. It is more than five times larger and more wide ranging than Crowley's Liber 777. New columns include the spirits from Faust's...
Topics: Stephen Skinner, The Complete Magicians Tables, Esotérisme, Magie Céremonielle, Occultisme,...
Getty Research Institute
by Fludd, Robert, 1574-1637; Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623?; Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650
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Only the 1st Tractatus of t. 1 has general title. The other parts have individual t.p.'s: Tractatus secundus, De natvrae simia seu technica macrocosmi historia. Oppenheimio : Aere Iohan-Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1618; Tomvs secvndvs De svpernatvrali, naturali, praeternaturali et contranaturali microcosmi historia, in tractatus tres distributa. Oppenhemij : Impensis Iohannis Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1619; Tomi secvndi, tractatus primi, sectio secunda, De...
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Topics: Cosmology, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music theory, Drawing, Military art and science, Astrology,...
Community Texts
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The Voynich Manuscript is a document that is notable for its strange text, that to date hasn't been decyphered. Theories range from a secret language or code to an old sort of joke or hoax.
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Topics: voynich, manuscript
Folkscanomy: Artwork
by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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The purpose of this and the other essays that follow is to point up the multitude of elements that affected political, intellectual, and artistic life during the period we are investing. We hope that this information will enable the reader as well as the visitor to the exhibition to gain insight into the major areas of artistic production represented. The photographs further extend the scope of this volume by illustrating key monuments that we cannot exhibit in New York. These monuments are an...
Topics: metmuseum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Year 1200 A Background Survey
Getty Research Institute
by Church of England; Jones, Owen, 1809-1874; Horsley, John Callcott, 1817-1903; Scharf, George, Sir, 1820-1895; Warren, Henry, 1794-1879; Williams, Samuel, 1788-1853
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Title-page and each section preceded by leaf with illuminated half-title (8 leaves) not included in paging
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by Jones, Owen, 1809-1874, illustrator
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"Illuminated by Owen Jones"--Title page verso
Topics: Bible, Bible, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Chromolithography, Victorian, Illumination of...
Getty Research Institute
by Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771; Jones, Owen, 1809-1874; Edmonds & Remnants
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Relievo bindings by Remnant & Edmonds. cf. R. McLean, Victorian Book Design, p. 91
Smithsonian Libraries
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Design Digitized: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Library’s Rare Books, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, was supported in part by funds from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) through the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program
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Topic: Alhambra (Granada, Spain)
Getty Research Institute
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Added t.-p. in colors, with ornamental border
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament
Getty Research Institute
by Jones, Owen, 1809-1874; Waring, J. B. (John Burley), 1823-1875; Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893; Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820-1877; Bernard Quaritch (Firm), publisher
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Final page blank
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament, Decorative arts
GIA
by Marlborough, George Spencer, 4th Duke of, 1739-1817
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Plates first published in 1783; ...engraved by F. Bartolozzi after drawings by G.B. Cipriani.--LC note. "...it is probable that Bartolozzi himself published [this work] at his own expense... Complete sets are rare."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 432. Consists of plates that appear in 2 vol. Gemmarum antiquarum delectus. First series: 50 plates -- Second series: 58 plates -- plus 2 plates not listed in table of contents.
Topics: Gems, Ancient--Private collections--England--Catalogs, Gems, Classical--Private...
"An auction catalog of considerable historical interest because of the items sold, namely a part of the treasure of the Turkish Sultantate that the last sultan, Abdul Hamid II, was able to remove after his exile in 1909....The items consisted largely of diamond-set jewelry, numerous unset diamonds and single pearls, with many of the unset diamonds being over 35 carats and a number over 50 carats."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 6. 
Topics: Auctions--France, Jewelry--Catalogs, Abdülhamid II, 1842-1918--Art collections. Sultan of the...
GIA
by Sachman, C.
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Handwritten work with hand drawn crystal diagrams and original watercolor paintings of various locations and minerals.
Topics: Mineralogy--1801-1900, Minerals
GIA
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Volume 5 of 5. For more information on this work, see Conklin's article James Sowerby, his publications and collections, Mineralogical Record, vol. 26, no. 4 (July-August 1995), p. 85-105.
Topic: Mineralogy--Great Britain
GIA
by Streeter, Edwin W. (Edwin William)
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"A large and highly important treatise on gemstones, the first in a long series of editions, from the hand of the well-known and wealthy London jeweler."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 6394. "Streeter [...] penned a work that won instant popularity, not only for its easy, readable content of almost impeccable accuracy, but also for its inclusions of interesting anecdotes from his personal experience and remarks of a practical nature on the business of buying and...
Topics: Precious stones--History, Gems--History
GIA
by Bernard, Alexander, 1859-1912
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o 26 tabulích s 396 koloravanými obrazy nerostu a 73 obrazy v textu.
Topic: Mineralogy
GIA
by Blanchard, R. H.
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Includes index.
Topics: Egypt--Religion, Mythology, Egyptian
GIA
by Streeter & Co., Ltd.
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"The text may have been written by Streeter but no author is indicated."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, v. 2, p. 1004. "Almost totally illustrated by chromolithograp​h in color and gold....a good copy of a very scarce catalogue."-​-​bookseller's description. Patrick Streeter in 'Streeter of Bond Street', notes the date of the 101st catalogue, the first using color and printed using real gold, as 1898.-​-​cataloger's note. Noted in Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry...
Topics: Streeter & Co.--Catalogs, Jewelry--Catalogs, Jewelry--England--History--19th century--Catalogs
GIA
by Dieulafait, Louis, b. 1830
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This book is "generously supplied with fascinating wood engravings of high caliber."--Gemology, by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 1709. "In its day, this comprehensive general gemology was the acknowledged authority ... The initial chapters provide a geological-mineralogical background for the various types of gemstone deposits, and descriptions of physical, optical, and chemical properties, also the history of gems and some lore. The mid-section chapters deal with individual gemstones,...
Topics: Gemology, Gem cutting, Diamonds, Diamonds, Artificial, Precious stones, Artificial, Precious stones
GIA
by Kunz, George Frederick, 1856-1932
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With 90 illustrations in color, doubletone and line. Partial contents: Magic stones and electric gems -- On meteorites, or celestial stones -- Stones of healing -- On the virtues of fabulous stones, concretions and fossils -- Snake stones and bezoars -- Angels and ministers of grace -- On the religious use of various stones -- Amulets: ancient, medieval, and oriental -- Amulets of primitive peoples and of modern times -- Facts and fancies about precious stones.
Topics: Gems, Charms, Amulets
GIA
by Holbein, Hans
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Twenty photographs from the original drawings in The British Museum. "Issued essentially as a pattern book to be used in 'schools of art and amateurs'".--lot description.
Topics: Art nouveau, Jewelry--Europe--Design--History--19th century, Jewelry--Europe--Design--History--20th...
GIA
by Fersman, A. E. (Aleksandr Evgenevich), 1883-1945.
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"Russia's Diamond Treasure is composed of the best portion of the State-Jewels and Regalia, formerly the property of the tsars."--Pt. 1, p. 12 "Official examination [of the Treasure] took place in March-April [1922] ... Description of the whole collection is the personal contribution of the mineralogist A.E. Fersman assisted by S.N. Troinitzky...an​d A.N. Benois... "--Pt. 1, p.12-13. "Experts especially appointed ... expert-​jewellers: A. Fabergé, A. Kolter, B....
Topics: Crown jewels--Russia--Catalogs, Gems--Russia--Catalogs
GIA
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GIA (Gemological Institute of America) houses perhaps the world’s most comprehensive collection documenting the history, science, business, and art of gems and jewelry. This online collection from the Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library and Information Center presents some of the most unique and rare books in the library’s collection. GIA is a nonprofit institute dedicated to research and education in gemology and jewelry arts. The Institute’s mission is to ensure the public trust in...
Topics: Gemology, Mineralogy, Diamonds
Community Images
by Herbert Booker
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Sweetheart Jewelry, Patriotic Home Front Insignia, etc. 
Topics: Home Front U.S.A., Patriotic Jewelry, Sweetheart Pins
Getty Research Institute
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Binding: brown marbled paper over pasteboard, quarter brown goatskin. Red spine label with gold-tooled title: LAMA / ORNAM / ANTIC / D'ORO
Topics: Goldwork, Medieval, Jewelry, Medieval, Mosaics, Roman
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Jewelry
Community Texts
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Ancient Egyptian Jewelry
Topic: Ancient Egyptian Jewelry
California Digital Library
by Burgess, Fred. W. (Frederick William), 1855-1945
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Topic: Jewelry -- History
GIA
by Chas. B. Engel (Firm)
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Topic: Jewelry--Catalogs
GIA
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"36 plates in a series." "A curious volume that appears to be pre-publication proof or perhaps a catalog of designs. In any case, a lovely and comprehensive array of works from a very desirable period of jewelry design".--lot description.
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Topics: Jewelry--20th century--France, Jewelry--Design
Wellcome Library
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31 pages : 12 cm
Topics: Rings -- History, Jewelry -- History, Jewelry, Rings
GIA
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Sixty-eight plates without text. Missing the following plates: 5, 7, 8, 29, 30, 32, 34, 35, 38, 40, 41, 43, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50, 51, 53, 54, 56, 59, 61, 63, 65, 68. With the exception of plates 29, 30, and 32, all other missing plates have been replaced with photocopies. 2 tissue plates labeled Planche 1, Planche 2 included at end.
Topics: Jewelry, Jewelry--Design--Europe
Preservation Services
by Heaton, Harriet A; Briscoe, John Potter, 1848-1926
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Topics: Jewelry, Fibulas (Jewelry), Brooches
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botanicus
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857; Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887, former owner. DSI; Castellucci, former owner. DSI; Library of Congress, former owner. DSI
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statement of responsibility: di Carlo L. principe Bonaparte, principe di Canino
Topic: Animals
Getty Research Institute
by Huquier, Gabriel, 1695-1772; Gillot, Claude, 1673-1722; Guérinet, Armand
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Topics: Huquier, Gabriel, 1695-1772, Gillot, Claude, 1673-1722, Decoration and ornament, Decoration and...
Building Technology Heritage Library
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[152] p., ill., 20 cm., trade catalogs
Topics: ornamental metal -- catalogs, Division 05, decorative metal, metal fabrications, forged metal,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919; Bibliographisches Institut (Leipzig, Germany)
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statement of responsibility: von Prof. Dr. Ernst Haeckel
Topic: Natural history
statement of responsibility: von F.J. Bertuch
Topics: Juvenile literature, Pictorial works, Natural history, Animals, Plants, Children's encyclopedias...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Shaw, George, 1751-1813; Leach, William Elford, 1790-1836. Zoological miscellany; Nodder, Frederick Polydore, ill; Nodder, R. P. (Richard P.), fl. 1790-1820, ill; Nodder, Elizabeth, publisher; McMillan, Buchanan, fl. 1801-1834, printer; Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930, donor. DSI; Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration. Library, former owner. DSI
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statement of responsibility: drawn and described immediately from nature
Topics: Pictorial works, Animals
Signatures: *-4*⁴ 5*²(-5*²) A-3B⁴
Topics: Crustacea, Mollusks, Mineralogy, Cabinets of curiosities
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Carpenter, Philip P.(Philip Pearsall),1819-1877,creator; Carpenter, Philip P.(Philip Pearsall),1819-1877.Illustrations to Catalogue of the collection of Mazatlan shells; Carpenter, Philip P.(Philip Pearsall),1819-1877.Review of Prof. C.B. Adams's catalogue of the shells of Panama, from the type specimens; Carpenter, Philip P.(Philip Pearsall),1819-1877.First steps towards a monograph of the Caecidae, a family of rostriferous Gasteropoda; Brann, Doris C; Dall, William Healey,1845-1927,former owner.DSI; British Museum (Natural History).Department of Zoology.Catalogue of the collection of Mazatlan shells in the British Museum
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Topics: Mollusks, Reigen, Frederick, Adams, C. B. (Charles Baker), 1814-1853, British Museum (Natural...
Paged continuously; pagination irregular
Topic: Kaempfer, Engelbert, 1651-1716
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Topics: Animal behavior, Zoology -- Popular works
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
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Topics: Trade catalogues, Furniture, Furniture catalogues
Getty Research Institute
by Gregory, G. (George), 1754-1808; Heath, Charles, 1785-1848; Cooper, Robert, active 1795-1836; Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824
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Illustrations: 138 engravings and etchings by C. Heath, R. Cooper, S.J. Neele, and others
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Arts, Science, Natural history
86 planches (tome V) et 472 pages (tome VI) Livre en 6 volumes contenant 729 planches d'après des dessins de Garsault, gravées par les plus grands artistes du XVIIIeme siècle (Duflos, Martinet, Prevost, ...) - Animaux (planches 644 à 728) - l'Homme et la femme (planche 729) - Description des plantes et animaux de la matière médicale de M. Geoffroy - Explication abrégée : tome I , tome II , tome III , Tome IV , tome V .
Topics: plantes, animaux, medecine, matiere, plants, animals, materia, matters, Collection_Inra_Paris
Smithsonian Libraries
by Cirfontaine, Amour-Constant de Germay, chevalier de, b. 1725; Hoopes, Thomas T., 1898-1981, former owner. DSI
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Holograph [?] manuscript, in ink, with many hand-drawn and hand-colored illustrations and diagrams
Topics: Artillery, Weapons, Military engineering
Winterthur Museum Library
by Harris & Company (Salem, Oh.)
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Topics: Commercial art--Catalogs, Drugs--Labeling--Catalogs, Pharmacy paraphernalia--Catalogs, Trade...
Million Book Project
by Grafton, Carol Belanger
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Community Texts
by E.-A. Séguy
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Topic: graphic arts
Seymour B. Durst Old York Library
by Macy's (Firm)
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Topics: Macy's (Firm), Department stores
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Holme, Charles, 1848-1923
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Topics: Folk art -- Austria, Folk art -- Hungary
The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
by United States. Army. Quartermaster's Dept; Holabird, Samuel Beckley, 1826-1907; United States. Army. Office of the Quartermaster General
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Bound in textured cloth, with gilt-stamped lettering on cover, and decorative endpapers
Topics: United States. Army, Flags
California Digital Library
by Allen, J. Romilly (John Romilly), 1847-1907
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Art, Celtic
California Digital Library
by Holme, Charles, 1848-1923; Churchill, Sidney John Alexander, 1862-1921; Balzano, Vincenzo; Ricci, Signora Elisa
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Special autumn number of "The Studio" 1913
Topics: Costume, Decorative arts
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Neumeister, Gottlob
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From the library of Charles Darwin
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Casa Gonzalez
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[18] p., ill., 30 cm., trade catalogs
Topics: ceramic tiles -- catalogs, Division 09
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Casa Gonzalez
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[17] p., ill., 25 cm., trade catalogs
Topics: ceramic tiles -- catalogs, Division 09, tiles
Community Texts
by www.ourivesariaportuguesa.info
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Flemish goldsmith and designer - sixteenth century engraved ornaments. Erasmus Hornick was a prolific designer of both goldsmiths and jewellers work.
Topics: Hornick, goldsmith, silversmith, silver, Mannerist, ourivesaria, pratas
Auction and Art Catalogs
by www.ourivesariaportuguesa.info
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This unique manuscript was commissioned in 1552 by Duke Albrecht V of Bavaria, the founder of what is today the Bavarian State Library. The manuscript is an inventory of the jewelry owned by the duke and his wife, Duchess Anna, a member of the Habsburg dynasty and a daughter of Emperor Ferdinand I. The work contains 110 magnificent drawings by the Munich court painter Hans Mielich. One of the most impressive of these drawings is the front page miniature showing Albrecht and Anna playing chess,...
Topics: Jewels, renaissance jewels, jewelry, jewellery, joias, joalharia, renascimento, ourivesaria
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Independent Wall Paper Co.
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80 p., ill., samples, 32 cm., trade catalog
Topics: wallpaper -- catalogs, wall paper, interior decoration, Division 09, wall coverings
Getty Research Institute
by John Polhemus Printing Company
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Cover title: Specimen book
Topic: Printing
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Corbeil
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16 p. : all col. ill. ; 22 cm. trade catalog.
Topics: Wallpaper -- catalogs, wall finishes, wall coverings, wallpapering
Cornell University Library
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
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Topic: Printing
Letterform Archive
by William George Sutherland
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The Sign Writer and Glass Embosser (1898) by William George Sutherland
Topics: Sign Writing, Glass Embossing
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Hte Boulenger & Cie
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[16] p. : chiefly ill. (col.) ; 33 cm., trade catalog
Topics: tile, ceramic tile, Division 09, flooring
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Esablissements ceramiques Ch. Fourmaintraux & Delassus
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[4] p., [18] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 33 cm., trade catalog
Topics: ceramic tile, Division 09, interior decoration
[135] p. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm., trade catalog
Topics: sheet metal, Division 05, ornamental metals